Poverty:
Children in Poverty

For the Year

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Percent of Children in Poverty, 2005 (%)90% Margin of Error (+/-), Percent of Children in Poverty, 2007 (%)Total Population of Children Under 18 Years90 % Margin of Error (+/-), Total Population of Children Under 18 YearsChildren Under 18 Years with Income in the past 12 months below poverty level90% Margin of Error (+/-), Children Under 18 Years with Income in the past 12 months below poverty level
Alabama
24.01.01101764535226422711312
Alaska
10.71.61761941618189102889
Arizona
19.81.01631545476432233215924
Arkansas
25.41.268569131791741088476
California
16.90.4917195011497154606435324
Colorado
15.90.91167832364918524010800
Connecticut
10.60.98032182955855307578
Delaware
14.31.91993011618285253837
Florida
16.60.63947642700365482622476
Georgia
19.40.72478938627848209218567
Hawaii
9.41.52820341042266024144
Idaho
15.41.53983742350614035830
Illinois
16.30.63141417508851114219883
Indiana
16.70.81540447486025785011745
Iowa
13.11.06916593420908657254
Kansas
13.91.06778012972945407083
Kentucky
23.41.1975096383122830010368
Louisiana
26.41.01053715404227834410570
Maine
14.81.42712921980400243903
Maryland
10.00.81327752284513212710579
Massachusetts
12.60.7140140335301760919575
Michigan
19.00.62394598430345441814462
Minnesota
11.60.7123226635971426718322
Mississippi
28.91.274617640802156449099
Missouri
17.30.81390628430824067111556
Montana
17.81.72145181565382283587
Nebraska
14.51.04344902331627914190
Nevada
14.71.46471803192952279007
New Hampshire
8.31.42913031976242163956
New Jersey
11.30.62032091410722927112222
New Mexico
25.01.648337327361209997537
New York
19.10.54325377607482440320574
North Carolina
19.20.72167293499441553115413
North Dakota
12.81.61401901430180132302
Ohio
18.10.62690177566748698916323
Oklahoma
22.11.087696034971938228823
Oregon
16.31.183883536111365369049
Pennsylvania
15.90.62724422502143364315829
Rhode Island
17.32.12310561691400184905
South Carolina
20.60.9103757031582138589736
South Dakota
16.41.61926491074316183113
Tennessee
22.51.11431451594632226215612
Texas
22.90.464924959174148549327381
Utah
10.70.98046992283862857406
Vermont
11.71.81276111394148712327
Virginia
12.70.71787452446322665612480
Washington
14.40.71495535410721535010300
West Virginia
22.11.43750692048829325306
Wisconsin
13.90.7128751338171784409374
Wyoming
11.32.81226701818138193463
Nation
17.60.2722529123920012728964115580

 Source: 2007 American Community Survey